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Somewhere / Wilfer

Release Date: 01/27/2017 
Label:  Gramola   Catalog #: 99129  
Number of Discs: 1 
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With this album, the great Austrian musician Rudi Wilfer takes a broad audience by the hand into the worlds of the concentrated impressions of a rich artist’s life. Alongside jazz standards like Falling Grace, Night and Day, or the eponymous Somewhere from L. Bernstein’s West Side Story, there are original compositions by Rudi Wilfer on this recording from the Odeion in Salzburg, Austria. The pieces “Tod eines Jazzers” and “Erdäpfel von unten” from the Requiem for Joe constitute an obituary to his great friend Joe Zawinul, furthermore he plays tribute to Stan Getz. The musical experiences with the Greatest of jazz and classical music of Rudi Wilfer’s meanwhile eight decades-lasting artistic life unfold their overwhelming effect on this Read more release. Read less

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